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eCommerce Sales That can Affect with 6 Factors

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6 Factors That Affect eCommerce Sales By Panos Mavrikos Despite of its growing popularity, we cannot deny the fact that ECommerce is an extremely competitive market. Ecommerce business owners must constantly stay on their toes and keep an eye on their competition. Despite of a promising market and the recent splurge in the online shopping industry, there are several things that can affect eCommerce sales. For those who are still adjusting to the turbulent market of eCommerce, here are some of the major factors that can improve or lower your sales and conversion rates. 1. Website Navigation The first and ...

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Jessica Alba’s Startup, Honest, Valued at $1.7 Billion

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By DOUGLAS MACMILLAN and ROLFE WINKLER Honest Co., the baby-products retailer co-founded by movie star Jessica Alba, has raised $100 million in a new round of funding, valuing it at about $1.7 billion, according to a person familiar with the matter. The funding boosts the e-commerce startup’s value by more than 50% since it last raised funds a year ago. A company spokeswoman declined to comment. Reuters reported last week that Honest was seeking new funds at a valuation up to $2 billion. [Read more…]

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Ecommerce startup to watch

E-commerce startup

Ecommerce startup to watch By David Hirsch, co-founder of Metamorphic Ventures It feels like just yesterday that commerce on the Internet was stale and dominated solely by two of the earliest entrants – Amazon and eBay. Omni-channel retail (reaching customers wherever they shopped – whether in store, online or on their phones) was all the rage and, in fact, was one of the major trends that drove several investments in Metamorphic’s first fund as big retail budgets flowed online as we can say  ecommerce startup . At the time, the innovative commerce models were based mostly on flash sales and ...

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ecommerce store perform better

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GUEST COMMENT Five ways to make your ecommerce store perform better By Sean Blanks   Britons are the biggest online spenders in Europe, with predictions of an average £1,174 per person to be spent shopping across the net in 2015 (Centre for Retail Research). That’s a year-on-year rise of 16%, pushing online retail sales in the UK to £52bn. But ecommerce sites must be up to the challenge of sharing in that, if visits are to convert to sales. Here are five ways of making sure ecommerce sites are up to scratch. Is it fast enough? Customers don’t like to ...

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A Better Ecommerce Website Means More Business

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A Better Ecommerce Website Means More Business Creating an eCommerce website is much more than designing an aesthetically pleasing online store. It involves developing an executable blueprint that transitions a visitor into a customer through simple navigation. Even before this you need to acquire that visitor using various SEO strategies in order to position yourself to the limitless success that online selling can bring. Your website needs to be visible to the search engine, then move its way to the top of the search engine, be clicked on, and then through an eye-grabbing design with easy navigation convert its visitor into ...

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